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The Orange Tree

££ - £££British, ,
166 West Road, Sawbridgeworth CM21 0BP, England
+44 1279 722485
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Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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CUISINES
British, Gastropub, Bar, International, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
166 West Road, Sawbridgeworth CM21 0BP, England
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1 - 10 of 446 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had an excellent lunch will be back for dinner.the staff were very attentive and friendly.very easy to find and park

Thank Robert W
Dan V, Guest Relations Manager at The Orange Tree, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Robert Thank you for your review. I'm glad to see that everything was up to a good standard on your visit and that you were well looked after. I look forward to seeing you again. Thanks Dan

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On my first visit to The Orange Tree in a while and since the change of management I was hoping to find the pub serving good quality food as before. I was not disappointed. We had the pie of the day (steak and ale) and...More

Thank jonese04
Dan V, Guest Relations Manager at The Orange Tree, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Thank you for taking the time to share you kind words, I will see that they are passed onto the whole team here. It's really pleasing to hear such nice things about our food. We know the reputation for food quality and service that...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

.....on reflection its a close run thing between the totally disinterested, bored and unengaging staff and terrible value for money. My local Pizza Express could teach you a thing or two on both counts. 500% mark up on a just passable wine is just one...More

Thank GREENSEssex
Dan V, Guest Relations Manager at The Orange Tree, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Thanks for visiting and for leaving your feedback. I am sorry that your visit was so disappointing. We are a "customer-first" business and always try to meet the needs of all of our guests. I'm disappointed that you weren't greeted on arrival or departure,...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having recently got a new puppy we have succumbed to life of eating out with the dog. Upon looking we found the Orange tree, we don't tend to just eat anywhere and now we have the pup standards are set even higher as she has...More

Thank Daniel L
Dan V, Guest Relations Manager at The Orange Tree, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Daniel Thanks for taking the time to share your kind words. It's so nice to hear from discerning visitors that the pride taken in our food here at the Orange Tree is noticed and appreciated. We have always believed that the Fish and Chips...More

Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Such a wonderful meal to celebrate my husband’s birthday - the waiter was very attentive, informative and entertaining. We couldn’t believe how reasonable the prices were for the quality. We will definitely return as our only regret is we were too full for desertMore

Thank Catherine P
Dan V, Guest Relations Manager at The Orange Tree, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Catherine Thanks for visiting and for sharing your kind words. I am very pleased to hear that you were well looked after here and enjoyed the food. I have passed on your kind words to everyone who served you. And belated Happy Birthday to...More

Reviewed 19 August 2018

Always a pleasure to find an excellent local restaurant which was the case when I dined here last night with my husband. Friendly, helpful staff and a modern, welcoming interior. Lovely ambience and definitely a place to enjoy a lively but not overly loud atmosphere....More

Thank CJChivers
Dan V, Guest Relations Manager at The Orange Tree, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Thanks for visiting and for leaving a review. I'm pleased that you enjoyed your visit to the Orange Tree. I'm glad to see that you liked the food and were well looked after even on a busy day. And I hope that you enjoyed...More

Reviewed 11 August 2018

I haven't been here for a while and know it has changed hands, so wasn't sure what to expect. If anything it was better than before. The food is among the best locally. The service was good and efficient staff.More

1  Thank Jon V
Dan V, Guest Relations Manager at The Orange Tree, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2018

Hi Jon Thanks for visiting and for taking the time to share your kind words. I'm glad that you enjoyed your visit to the Orange Tree and were well looked after. Knowing the reputation for quality of the pub's former owners, it's a great compliment...More

Reviewed 9 August 2018

This place is lovely the food is excellent we had the fish and chips which was massive and tasted amazing and the scampi both presentation perfect, i had the honeycomb cheesecake for desert and i love cheesecake super tasty I also thought value for money...More

1  Thank Jessica K
Dan V, Guest Relations Manager at The Orange Tree, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2018

Hi Jessica Thanks you for your kind words. I'm glad that you enjoyed your food and were well looked after at the Orange Tree. I have passed on your kind words to everyone who would have served you that day. It's nice to know the...More

Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

Came here today for lunch, couldn’t fault anything. Best meal I have had in a long time, we had pudding and Spanish white wine too all really good. The two lovely ladies serving today really put the cherry on the top. This place is becoming...More

1  Thank StarHerts
Dan V, Guest Relations Manager at The Orange Tree, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2018

Hi Thank you for leaving a review. I'm really pleased to see that you enjoyed the food and were well looked after by our lovely front of house ladies. It's always a nice recommendation to know that people have started to come to us regularly....More

Reviewed 26 July 2018

Varied menu with very pleasant and helpul staff, maybe the lady was the boss as someone else mentioned. Couldn't have been more helpful. We ate outside as it was fairly hot so good service and good food. I would go there again but my only...More

1  Thank Maggie G
Dan V, Guest Relations Manager at The Orange Tree, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2018

Hi Maggie Thank you for your kind words. I will pass them onto the whole team here including the lady who looked after you. I'm glad that you enjoyed the food and were well looked after. It's so nice that the summer has been good...More

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essexsue
22 February 2016|
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Response from pinkskiddly | Reviewed this property |
No the Orange Tree is only about 5 minutes drive from the high street. Hope you enjoy your night.
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Jayne N
30 March 2015|
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Response from David B | Reviewed this property |
I have to say that I have eaten at The Orange Tree many, many times and have never had any problem whatsoever - even on New Year's Eve which is a very busy evening. I think that you must have just been unlucky and I... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$9 - US$33
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 166 West Road, Sawbridgeworth CM21 0BP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Sawbridgeworth
  • Phone Number: +44 1279 722485
  • E-mail
Description
Please note the business changed hands in August 2017. However The Orange Tree still offers excellent value food throughout the week.
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